Historical Series


July 2, 1863:  Fr. Corby gives general absolution at Gettysburg
     In one of the most famous scenes from the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg, Father Corby gives general absolution to the Union soldiers.

February 19, 1945:  The Assault on Iwo Jima: D-Day in Japan
     A Notre Dame hero would become an American hero on the shores of Iwo Jima, fighting for the boys.

December 14, 1930:  New York Giants verse Rockne's All-Stars at the Polo Grounds
     In what would be the last game Knute Rockne coached a Notre Dame team, his All-Stars played the New York Giants for charity.

November 11, 1944:  A loss for the war effort
     The largest deficit a Notre Dame team would incur had a larger impact helping the Allied war effort.

October 16, 2004:  O'Connell House dedicated in Dublin
     Notre Dame buys some land in a foreign country that once belonged to a rather important person.

September 11, 2011:  9/11 Ten Years Later
     Ten years later, wounds have healed but scars still remain. Campus once again comes together vowing to never forget.

September 11, 2001:  9/11
     Campus came together, stood as one on South Quad and brought everyone through the day.